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L imiting the power. Separation of Powers. Each branch has separate powers For example: Congress controls the money The President controls the military The Supreme Court can cancel a bad law (one that goes against the Constitution). Checks and Balances. Congress: can impeach president

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L imiting the power

Limiting the power


Separation of powers
Separation of Powers

  • Each branch has separate powers

  • For example:

    • Congress controls the money

    • The President controls the military

    • The Supreme Court can cancel a bad law (one that goes against the Constitution)


Checks and balances
Checks and Balances

  • Congress:

  • can impeach president

  • controls budget

  • approves nominations

  • can override veto

LEGISLATIVE

BRANCH

EXECUTIVE

BRANCH

Court can declare laws

unconstitutional

President can veto bills

President nominates

judges

  • Congress:

  • can impeach

  • judges

  • Senate confirms

  • nominations

Court can declare

presidential acts

unconstitutional

JUDICIAL

BRANCH


Federalism
Federalism

  • The division or splitting of power between the federal government and the state governments

POWER

POWER

STATE

GOVERNMENTS

NATIONAL GOVERNMENT


Federalism

  • Federalism allows each state to take care of some things in their own way:

    • For example: Education

  • Other things, like national defense, are in the hands of the federal (national) government.

  • Some functions of government are shared (taxes, law enforcement, banks)


Shared Powers

Federal Powers

State Powers

  • National defense

  • Regulate trade

  • Foreign affairs

  • Set up Federal courts

  • Public education

  • Conduct elections

  • Regulate trade within the state

  • Enforce the laws

  • Establish courts

  • Collect taxes

  • Borrow money

  • General welfare